09 September 2015

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2015, The Maxi 72 Class, Sailing Video

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup 2015 - The Maxi 72 class (video above): Among the many battles taking place at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup in Sardinia, none is likely to be closer than the six-way fight to win the Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship. This, the sixth edition of the World Championship, is widely predicted to be the most competitive yet, with some new faces already showing good form against the established players in this high-octane Grand Prix fleet. Published on Sep 8, 2015

WIND WHIPS UP MAXI FLEET"Porto Cervo, Italy. 08 September 2015. A brisk 15-18 knot north-easterly breeze and increasingly choppy seas made for an exciting second day of racing at the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup & Rolex Maxi 72 World Championship. The event, underway through 12th September in Porto Cervo, is organized by the Yacht Club Costa Smeralda in collaboration with title sponsor Rolex and the International Maxi Association. With only Thomas Bscher’s Open Season holding onto her initial lead gained yesterday, an all-new set of contenders has moved up to take the top spots in their respective divisions: Robertissima III, owned by Roberto Tomasini Grinover (Maxi 72), Riccardo Di Michele’s H2O (Mini Maxi RC/SOT), Maximilian Klink’s Caro (Mini Maxi Racing), Windfall, owned by Michael Cotter (Maxi R/C), Vittorio Moretti’s Viriella (Supermaxi)..." (read more at the link above)

Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Sept 6-12

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